How much does a Composer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Composer in the United States is $26 as of October 27, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $23 and $32. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Composer?

A Composer (Latin compōnō; literally "one who puts together") is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms. A Composer may create music in any music genre, including, for example, classical music, musical theatre, blues, folk music, jazz, and popular music. Composers often express their works in a written musical score using musical notation. Many composers are, or were, also skilled performers of music....

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L-3 Technologies - Lynchburg , VA
The selected candidate will be working with tools such as Code Collaborator, Code Composer Studio and Git. Basic Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree in a STEM Function and minimum 4 years of prior ... - 22 days ago
DecisionPoint Corporation - Reston , VA
PHP Composer * Object Oriented PHP * Java Scripting * Database Design - MySQL * Drupal 9.0 * Java React * Ember * Apache * Linux Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Vaccination Requirement To be ...
Latpro - Diversity Jobs - 51 days ago
Luna Innovations - Blacksburg , VA
Development using TI Tiva and Code Composer. * Design, debug, and analysis of discrete electronics and embedded microprocessor based hardware, printed circuit board layout, schematic capture, and ... - 39 days ago
Gridiron IT - Alexandria , VA
... Composer * Work with architecture, implementation, and design of NSX-T suite * Design, deploy and troubleshoot layer 2 and layer 3 protocols in both physical and virtual environments * Work with ...
Lensa - 1 day ago
Meridian Bird Removal - Radford , VA, Geopoint, Conga Composer/Sign, and the ability to read & write APEX, including testing environments. * Experience in performing Salesforce upgrades and ensuring successful integration
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 35 days ago
Solutions By Design II - Arlington , VA
Experience with drush, FOSS Acquia BLT, Composer, Lando, and PHPUnit * Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills with technical and non-technical audiences * Experience in ...
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